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Big Institutional Investors Moving Quickly Away from Carbon, See Growing Risks from Climate Change

November 8, 2018

A growing number of institutional investors are taking big steps to reduce their exposure to carbon emissions and are redirecting their capital into sustainable investments including...

Dire Warnings of Massive Disruption Spur Green Financing & Fundraising Activity

November 4, 2018

The growing realization regarding the risks of climate change is driving new investment activity, corporate commitments, and new sustainable investment funds being offered to institutional...

Fund Managers Develop Products to Help Reinvest Fossil Fuel Assets

September 21, 2018

The trend of pensions, endowment and other institutional investors divesting some or all of their fossil fuel holdings is already well underway and is creating opportunities for asset...

The Divestment Debate: Why Investors Are Dumping Fossil Fuels (or not)

September 6, 2018

As the climate continues to heat up, and as the federal government drags its feet on providing climate leadership, activists are putting increasing pressure on pension funds, university...

Institutional Investors Increasingly Focus on Financing Clean Tech Projects such as Battery Storage & Renewables

September 5, 2018

A roundup of recent activity highlighting institutional investor flows into clean tech infrastructure in North America & fundraising activity.

Hungry for Investments: Agriculture Companies Hunt for Startups and Innovation

July 30, 2018

Momentum is strong and growing for investments in the Agriculture Technology sector. Key investment themes include: alternative protein, food safety & traceability and healthy food...

Battery Storage Investments & Financing Show Growing Strength

July 24, 2018

So far, 2018 is proving to be a good year for battery storage as investors and project developers are seeing an increased amount of money flowing in to the space, with an increased...

Apple to Lead $300 Million Clean Energy Fund in China

July 19, 2018

It’s part of the company’s ongoing efforts to reduce carbon emissions across its supply chain.

Wealthy Asian Investors Set for Massive Shift to Sustainable Investing

June 29, 2018

Asian high-net-worth investors are poised to catch up to their counterparts in the West, and pensions around the world, by investing through an ESG lens.

Sustainable Finance News Roundup: BASF Venture Capital Invests in Waste-to-Fuels Developer LanzaTech

June 22, 2018

Bloom Energy files for a $100M IPO; CPPIB becomes first pension to issue a green bond; Big demand driving global green loan growth; More consumer loans for residential solar; Major...